6WIND Featured In Light Reading’s OpenStack Summit Wrapup

December 30, 2016

Mitch Wagner of Light Reading attended OpenStack Summit and offered up a slideshow to his audience of interesting sights and sounds from Barcelona. Included in his feature was VP of Marketing Kelly LeBlanc, representing 6WIND product offerings within the conference.

You can find his slideshow on Lightreading by clicking this link.

 

6WIND CEO Eric Carmès Interviewed By Telecom Reseller News

December 9, 2016

Eric Carmès, Founder and CEO of 6WIND, was interviewed by Don Witt of the Telecom Reseller Podcast at the Carrier Network Virtualization conference in Palo Alto. The podcast is published and available online now.

Eric had the opportunity to discuss 6WIND’s networking expertise, and also place it in a broader context with overall market trends: Software will continue to be relevant in networking as carriers, MSPs, OEMs and large enterprises seek to find the most cost-effective methods to upgrade their networks with an eye towards future-proofing further upgrades.

 

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OPEN SOURCE NFV FOR COST-EFFECTIVE, HIGH PERFORMANCE NETWORKING

March 16, 2016

With technology advances so pervasive today, it is all too easy to overlook them and not fully realize the value they provide. Who among us is still using the same cellphone from a decade ago? From transportation to banking to medicine, numerous traditional industries are being transformed by technology every day.

PacketPushers

 

 

6WIND ACCELERATES HYPERVISOR NETWORKING

November 3, 2015

Purpose-built hardware appliances for routing, load balancing, firewalling and other network services are giving way to virtual instances designed to run on x86-based servers. This trend is broadly defined as network functions virtualization (NFV).

PacketPushers

 

 

6WIND OFFERING ACCELERATED L3 VIRTUAL APPLIANCES

October 21, 2015

We are seeing the transition from specialty firewalls, routers, and load balancers to virtual flavors of these devices. Network engineers of the future are less likely to rack specialty appliances, and more likely to manage these network functions on a hypervisor host or bare metal x86-based server.

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BLAZING PERFORMANCE WITH 6WIND SPEED SERIES TURBO APPLIANCES

September 24, 2015

With the move towards software-defined infrastructure, the migration from hardware appliances to software-based networking is well under way. Within cloud providers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, proprietary hardware boxes are making way for software networking applications.

Virtualization Review

 

STRATEGIC MOVE? CISCO INVESTS IN SDN/NFV COMPANY

July 9, 2015

Networking kingpin Cisco Systems Inc. made another new-age networking move this week by investing in a French company, 6WIND, which specializes in helping enterprises implement software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) technologies in existing systems.

Telecom TV

 

SDN/NFV WARS

July 8, 2015

The top man at Cisco Investments, the company’s international mergers and acquisitions arm, Frederic Rombaut, commented, “6Wind’s fast growing number of design wins with key market players, including Cisco, exemplifies its strong added value for the telecom and networking industry.”

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CISCO TARGETS HP, OTHER SDN/NFV RIVALS WITH INVESTMENT IN 6WIND

July 6, 2015

Cisco is looking to a small French company for arms in its fight versus archrival Hewlett-Packard for SDN and NFV market domination.

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CISCO DEEPENS FRENCH CONNECTION WITH 6WIND INVESTMENT

July 6, 2015

Cisco is investing in Paris-based software startup 6WIND. The investment, announced Monday, is part of Cisco’s previously announced $100 million package directed at French tech startups, further signaling outgoing CEO John Chambers’ interest in developing France as a farm team for future acquisitions.

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CISCO INVESTS IN 6WIND FOR ITS SDN/NFV SOFTWARE

July 6, 2015

Cisco has made an investment in 6WIND, a high-performance networking software company based in France.

The investment comes as part of Cisco’s country digitization initiative announced in Paris last February to commit $100M to innovative French businesses. The announcement coincides with the visit between Cisco CEO John Chambers and CEO Designate Chuck Robbins, and French President Francois Hollande, in France this week.

Fierce Telecom

 

CISCO INVESTS IN 6WIND, FURTHERS FOCUS ON NFV AND SDN

July 6, 2015

Cisco has made an investment in 6WIND, a networking software vendor with a focus on network functions virtualization (NFV) and software defined networking (SDN).

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PERFORMANCE STILL FUELING THE NFV DISCUSSION

May 21, 2015

NFV topics sparked interesting discussions this month regarding performance and scale. Starting with the NFV World Congress in San Jose, the “pets-versus-cattle” analogy took new angles when Toby Ford, AT&T’s VP for Cloud Strategy, coined the term “midget cattle” and proclaimed that virtual network functions (VNFs) should not be huge like cattle and, by the way, should not take up all of the memory of a host.

Light Reading

 

ITALIAN SP DEPLOYS HOMEMADE SDN APPLIANCE

February 17, 2015

Italian Internet service provider NGI SpA is designing and deploying its own SDN appliance to bring fixed wireless Internet to rural, mountainous terrain.